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Participation of the Faculty of Architecture at BAU the meeting with the Deans and Heads of Architecture Departments at the Lebanese Universities

17 August 2020

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After the massive explosion that shook Beirut, the Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Design & Built Environment, Prof. Ibtihal Youssef El-Bastawissi attended a meeting with the Deans and Heads of Architecture Departments at the Lebanese Universities that was held on the 10th of August 2020 at the Order of Engineers and Architects (OEA) in Beirut emphasizing on the crucial role of the faculties of Architecture of the Lebanese Universities as a major support and collaborator with the order of Engineers and Architects in Beirut.

This focused on strengthening the links between the academic institutions and the scientific core of the order gathering efforts to build a solid scientific and academic foundation for a reconstruction action plan preserving the country heritage and the city identity. This meeting included the president of the Order of Engineers and Architects with the heads of its scientific boards along with a group of deans of the faculties of architecture and representative of Chaderji Foundation.

The meeting stressed the need of all architectural faculties to participate in the process of assessing the damages and establishing the scientific foundations for reconstructing the areas that have been destroyed, especially those of a heritage character.